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http://www.leics.gov.uk/index/social_services/asc_support/asc_general_info/social_care_legal_financial_information/asc_paying/social_care_paying_towards_support/asc_charges_home_comm

Charges for Services at Home and in the Community

·    Contributions

·    Exemptions from charges

·    Charging guidance and policies

·    Contact information

·    Related links


Contributions

Under certain circumstances people are required to make a financial contribution to the cost of their social care and support.  We will carry out a financial assessmentto work out if you need to contribute to the cost of your support, and if so, how much you can afford.

·    View a powerpoint presentation about how we charge (426kb .ppt)

Nearly everyone is expected to make some contribution to the cost of any meals and drinks that the Council provides.  

Exemptions from charges

·    See charges for meals and drinksfor more information about this and details of who is exempt

·    See details of people who are exempt from charges for services at home and in the community

·    See details of people who are exempt from charges for housing related support (Supporting People)

Charging guidance and policies

There are two pieces of guidance from the Department of Health that we follow in our charging policies and procedures:

·    Department of Health Fairer Charging Policies (120kb .pdf) for Home care and Other Non-residential Social Services

·    Department of Health Fairer Contributions Guidance (73kb .pdf)for Personal Budgets

Leicestershire County Council’s charging policies:

·    Fairer Charging Policy(60Kb.doc)

·    Fairer Charging Policy Procedures(112kb .doc)

·    Supporting People Charging Policy (28kb .pdf)for charges for housing related support

Contact information

If you need a financial assessment for services at home and in the community, including Personal Budgets please contact us.

·    Contact details for Adult Social Care

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Related links

·    Service Users who are Not Ordinarily Resident within this Authority

·    Charges for Services at Home and in the Community - Savings/Capital

·    Financial Assessment for Services at Home and in the Community

·    Maximum Charges for Services at Home and in the Community

·    Equipment and Products to Help with Day to Day Living

·    Home Adaptations

·    Charges for Housing Related Support (Supporting People) Services

·    Care Home Charges

·    Charges for Carer’s Services